Wednesday, September 7 2011
While Spike represents a moral alternative to Buffy’s heroism, the Arthurian Green Knight's tricks -- including a gruesome beheading -- end as mere a parlor game. Spike is the superior trickster.
Tuesday, February 22 2011
Less an addition to the rich fictional literature of American politics and more like an exercise in the cynical business of marketing and publishing.
Sunday, September 11 2005
Besides documenting the relentless terror and humiliation she and other German women endured, the diary offers a unique window on the German psyche as it comes to terms with Third Reich's wholesale collapse.
Monday, April 19 2004
So, which is it? The good wife afraid to undress in the light, or unabashed dominatrix ready to school the world on the ways of the woman?"
Thursday, August 27 2009
We went by the butcher and greengrocer and at the charity shop near the station I abandoned a copy of Penelope Fitzgerald's The Knox Brothers